Well Drilling Problems
Drilling problems include any difficulties encountered while drilling a well. The most common drilli…
Oil-based muds were developed to prevent water from entering the pore spaces and causing...
Everything You Need To Know About The Controversial Keystone XL Pipeline [Infographic]
Standard cement classes and grades
[from API Spec. 10A (2002)] Reproduced courtesy of the American Petroleum Institute.
Treatment and Disposal of Drilled Cuttings
Where offshore discharge of cuttings is not sanctioned by regulatory and environmental agencies…
Properties of Drilling Fluids
There are many physical and chemical properties of drilling fluids that are useful to know or e…
Electrical Safety in Oil and Gas
With rapid industry growth, electrical safety is a key issue in the oil & gas industry.
Facts about oil
Oil is measured in barrels, which is equal to 42 US gallons or 159 liters. The US has the 10th la…
Drilling Fluid Additives
Water-based drilling fluids consist of a mixture of solids, liquids, and chemicals, with water…